| Ralph Smyth, Sir Henry Edward Landor Thuillier - Surveying - 1851 - 718 pages
...circle is supposed to be divided off into 360 equal parts, called degrees, each degree is subdivided **into 60 equal parts, called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds.** Degrees are expressed thus:0 minutes, thus/ seconds, thus:" A Quadrant of a circle will therefore contain... | |
| Dana Pond Colburn - Arithmetic - 1852 - 210 pages
...circumference of a. circle, whether the circle be large or small, is supposed to be divided into 360 **equal parts called degrees. Each degree is divided...and each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds.** A degree is to be regarded simply as the 360th part of the circumference of the circle considered.... | |
| John Radford Young - Arithmetic - 1852 - 192 pages
...called degrees; these, of course, are longer or shorter, according as the circle is greater or less. **Each degree is divided into 60 equal parts, called...and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds:** the marks for degrees, minutes, and seconds, are a small ° for degrees, a dash ' for minutes, and... | |
| A. M. LEGENDRE - 1852
...circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; each degree is supposed to be **divided into 60 equal parts, called minutes; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds.** Degrees, minutes, and seconds, are designated respectively, by the characters ° ' ". For example,... | |
| Charles Davies - Navigation - 1852 - 392 pages
...circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; each degree is supposed . to be **divided into 60 equal parts, called minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds.** Degrees, minutes, and seconds, are designated respectively, by the characters ° ' ". For example,... | |
| Charles Davies - Geometry - 1886 - 324 pages
...measurement of angles. For this purpose it is divided into 360 equal parts called degrees, each degree **into 60 equal parts called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds.** The degrees, minutes, and seconds are marked thus ° ' " ; and 9° 18' 16", are read, 9 degrees 18... | |
| Modern geography - 1852
...circle, whether great or small, is divided into 360 equal parts called degrees; each degree is subdivided **into 60 equal parts called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds:** these are marked by the characters, * ', ": thus 33° 52' 28" means 33 degrees 52 minutes and 28 seconds.... | |
| James B. Dodd - Arithmetic - 1852 - 362 pages
...Circumference of every circle is conceived to be divided into 360 equal parts called degrees, each degree **into 60 equal parts called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds.** Degrees, minutes, and seconds, are denoted thus 25° 30' 45", 25 deg. 30 min. 45 sec. § 395. An Angle... | |
| James B. Dodd - 1853
...Circumference of every circle is conceived to be divided into 360 equal parts called degrees, each degree **into 60 equal parts called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds.** Degrees, minutes, and seconds, are denoted thus 25o 30' 45", 25 deg. 30 nin. 45 sec. $ 395. An Angle... | |
| J. R. Young - 1854
...called degrees; these, of course, are longer or shorter, according as the circle is greater or less. **Each degree is divided into 60 equal parts, called...and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds:** the marks for degrees, minutes, and seconds, are a small ° for degrees, a dash ' for minutes, and... | |
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